Now Offering Curbside Pick Up


In a hurry and don't want to get out of your car? Call ahead and we'll box up your order for you.

The Details

Call us at (202) 803-2677 with your order.  We'll take your credit card information and will have your purchase ready in 30 minutes. Phone orders must be received by 6:30 pm, Monday-Saturday, and by 4:30 pm on Sunday for same-day pick up.  Orders must be picked up by 7:30 pm (5:30 pm on Sundays). Call us as you're pulling up and we'll meet you at the door. Show us your ID (which must match the credit card used to place the order) and we'll load up your car. 

Where We Are

Who We Are


About Cordial at the Wharf

About Cordial at the Wharf

About Cordial at the Wharf

Cordial Craft Wine, Beer and Spirits at the District Wharf is focused on making local, artisanal libations available to all. Think mom-and-pop vineyards, groups of friends making small batches of craft brews and tasty spirits that aren't backed by multi-million dollar ad campaigns. These are the sorts of beverages that Cordial will proudly stock. We have intimate relationships with our suppliers and take pride in supporting small and local producers. 

Visiting Union Market at Ivy City? Check out the original Cordial Wines location


Beverages with a Story

About Cordial at the Wharf

About Cordial at the Wharf

Cordial is not your typical mass market beer & wine shop. While we respect all brands, it’s our passion to help bring smaller producers to the marketplace through our valuable relationships with independent importers and boutique distributors. It's this philosophy that powered Eric's tiny shop to be named among Food and Wine magazine's top wine stores in 2015


Meet the Proprietor

About Cordial at the Wharf

Meet the Proprietor

In June 2019, Cordial's location at the District Wharf was sold to Chuck Waldmann, an industry professional who made his way through the ranks as a wine, beer and spirits buyer for some of the largest wine retailers in the U.S. 

If you asked him how he got into the wine business, however, he'd tell you it's by studying Medieval history and theology as an undergrad followed by years of waiting tables in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio. 

And while he's worked for larger organizations, his passion has always been promoting wines, beer and spirits from small, family-run producers who maintain a connection to the soil and to their craft. 

Contact Information

How may we help you?

Cordial Craft Wines, Beer and Spirits

The District Wharf, 35 Sutton Square Southwest, Washington, District of Columbia 20024, United States

(202) 803-2677


Open today

12:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Monday - Saturday: 12pm - 8pm

Sunday: 12pm - 6pm

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